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Brittle star

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Scientific name:

Astrotoma agassizzi

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

5 January 1876 - 5 January 1876

Form:

dry

Station:

308

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Ophiuroidea

Order:

Euryalida

Family:

Gorgonocephalidae

Genus:

Astrotoma

Species:

Astrotoma agassizzi Lyman, 1875

Station/Area Information

Station:

308

Date collected:

05/01/1876

Area:

Concepcion Channel, Chile

Water body:

Southeast Pacific Ocean

FAO:

87

Decimal Latitude:

-50.14

Decimal Longitude:

-74.68

Surface Temperature:

51.7°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Blue mud

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